Early-season heat will spread into western and southern Europe through mid-next week and could eventually set records, especially in Portugal, Spain and southern France where some areas might see daily temperatures locally above +30°C.
Through mid-next week temperatures will be several degrees above the average firstly over western Europe and the Mediterranean and then over the Balkans and parts of central Europe, giving an early Summer feel.The overall temperatures will be quite well-above the average for early May, even more than 8 degrees warmer than normal. Especially strong anomalies are seen over Portugal, Spain and southern France but also over northern Italy, Austria, Switzerland and parts of the Balkan peninsula.This is nothing else than much higher temperatures with daytime peaks locally above +28/+30°C.
Warmer than average temperatures will extend across much of the Mediterranean area into the Balkan Peninsula and parts of central Europe by the next weekend.Several regions could reach 30°C for the first time this year.This includes Poland, Romania, Bulgaria and Moldova which didn’t hit 30 degrees in the last few months.They could hit the 30-degree mark next Friday.
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